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Pep Guardiola vows to stay at Manchester City despite Champions League ban

Pep Guardiola vows to stay at Manchester City despite Champions League ban

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has promised to stay at the club despite its two-year ban from European competitions. City was punished by European football’s governing body for “serious breaches” of club licensing and financial fair play regulations and, as a result, will not be permitted to play in the Champions League for the next…MORE

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi charged with criminal offenses in FIFA case

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi charged with criminal offenses in FIFA case

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been charged in Switzerland for criminal offenses around the awarding of media rights for various World Cups and Confederations Cups. Former FIFA secretary general Jerôme Valcke has been charged by the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) with accepting bribes, several counts of aggravated criminal mismanagement and…MORE

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after knee surgery

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after knee surgery

Roger Federer has pulled out of this year’s French Open after undergoing knee surgery. The Swiss star announced on his Twitter page that he had been dealing with pain in his right knee for a “little while.” The 38-year-old underwent arthroscopic surgery in Switzerland Wednesday which will rule him out for the second grand slam…MORE

‘The car was turning for me’: Sam Bird on the race of his life

‘The car was turning for me’: Sam Bird on the race of his life

Sports stars often talk about being in the “zone,” that mythical place where good things happen. For Formula E driver Sam Bird, his “zone” moment came in what he calls the “race of my life” in Buenos Aires in 2016. The Briton led from the start and says he was at one with his car,…MORE

RB Leipzig overpowers Tottenham Hotspur in Champions League

RB Leipzig overpowers Tottenham Hotspur in Champions League

Bundesliga club RB Leipzig outplayed Tottenham Hotspur to take charge of their Champions League last-16 tie. There was another winner from Wednesday’s game in Leipzig coach Julien Nagelsmann, who set up his team from the outset to outrun and outpress Jose Mourinho’s Spurs, as the 32-year-old German further burnished his growing reputation as a manager.…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols are leaving ‘Riverdale’

Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols are leaving ‘Riverdale’

Both Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols are leaving “Riverdale” at the end of its current fourth season, a rep for the CW tells CNN. Ulrich played Jughead’s dad (played by Cole Sprouse). He tells CNN in a that while he will miss everyone, it’s time to move on. “I’m incredibly grateful for the friendships I’ve…

Ashley Judd, Rosanna Arquette and others react to Weinstein verdict

Ashley Judd, Rosanna Arquette and others react to Weinstein verdict

Hollywood was at the forefront of the Harvey Weinstein trial and on Monday many in the industry reacted to his verdict. The disgraced film producer was found guilty of committing a criminal sex act in the first degree involving one woman and rape in the third degree involving another woman. A New York jury acquitted…

Time’s Up says Weinstein verdict ‘marks a new era of justice’

Time’s Up says Weinstein verdict ‘marks a new era of justice’

Time’s Up has applauded the conviction of disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein, saying the moment “marks a new era of justice” in a statement released following Monday’s verdict. “This trial — and the jury’s decision today — marks a new era of justice, not just for the Silence Breakers, who spoke out at great personal…